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A 41-year-old female asked:

Can tendonitis or arthitis in the elbow cause sed rate ,mod westergren high 36 and hs crp high 10.0 on blood test reults ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Sed rate, crp: Although tendinitis can theoretically cause elevation of those markers of inflammation, I would more likely expect increased levels with infection, more inflammatory types of arthritis or autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Your sex rate is mildly elevated but your crp is significantly elevated. Your MD who examines your elbow and knows your symptoms can advise you best.
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